Tyler Smithpeters
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    Tyler Smithpeters

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Harrisburg, Ill.

    High School:
    Harrisburg

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 175

    Position:
    G

    Birthdate:
    12/26/1993


    03/01/2014

    Tyler Smithpeters buries game-winning 3-pointer to lift Salukis past Redbirds, 66-65

    Salukis finish tied for fourth place and will be the No. 6 seed and play Northern Iowa next Friday night at 8:35 p.m.

    02/06/2014

    Tyler Smithpeters finally surpasses his four older brothers

    Tyler became the first in his family to earn a Division I scholarship.

    01/14/2014

    Men's Basketball rallies for thrilling 68-66 win over Northern Iowa

    Desmar Jackson had 19 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots to lead SIU.

    04/26/2013

    Men's Basketball adds three area players during Spring signing period

    Tyler Smithpeters (Fr.), Bronson Verhines (Sr.) and Dawson Verhines (Jr.) added to 2013-14 roster.

    CAREER STATS

    2014-15 SOPHOMORE
    Game-By-Game Stats

    2013-14 FRESHMAN
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Started 12 games and averaged 7.7 points as a starter while shooting .419 from 3-point range...Made the winning 3-point shot vs. Illinois State on March 1 with nine seconds left...Made two free throws with one second left to send the Loyola game on Feb. 1 to OT...Made at least one 3-pointer in nine-straight games from Jan. 22 to Feb. 22.

    Harrisburg High School
    In his senior season, led Harrisburg to a 33-1 record and 2A state championship...Named IBCA First-Team All-State and Southern Illinoisan Co-Player of the Year (with teammate Capel Henshaw)...Averaged 17.5 points, six assists and 4.7 rebounds, while shooting 40 percent from 3-point range...A three-time River-to-River All-Conference and All-South honoree...Ended his career as the second-leading scorer in HHS history.

    Dawg Bites
    Born Dec. 26, 1993...Son of Randy and Patricia Smithpeters...Played basketball for his father at Harrisburg High School...Has four brothers and one sister...Brother of former Saluki Kyle Smithpeters, a walk-on guard who played on SIU's 2005 and 2006 NCAA Tournament teams. Kyle is currently the head coach at John A. Logan College in nearby Carterville.

    Wednesday, Jan 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:05 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Jan 31
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Springfield, Mo. 7:05 PM Free Audio
    Wednesday, Feb 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Des Moines, Iowa 7:05 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 1:00 PM Free Audio
    Wednesday, Feb 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Chicago, Ill. 7:00 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 3:05 PM Free Audio
    Tuesday, Feb 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:05 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Feb 21
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Terre Haute, Ind. 12:05 PM Free Audio
    Wednesday, Feb 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Normal, Ill. 7:00 PM Free Audio
    Saturday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. TBA Free Audio
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